There are several community assement tools available.
This link will take you to a webpage with that contains several assessment tools for communities. Some of the topics include community development, tourism, conducting community surveys, community programs for youth, etc.
Master Plan Checklist
SWMPC developed a smart growth assessment checklist for community master plans in cooperation with the Van Buren County Planning Commission. Master/Land Use Plan Smart Growth Assessment Checklist
Recreation Plan Checklist
A Recreation Plan Checklist for Green Infrastructure was developed by SWMPC. SWMPC has assessed several current Recreation Plans in Berrien, Cass and Van Buren Counties using this checklist. Please contact Marcy firstname.lastname@example.org to see if your plan has been assessed. Click here to download the checklist for your use.
Other Useful Information for Municipalities:
Steps to Adopt a Township Land Use or Master Plan
A summary of steps for adopting a Township Land Use or Master Plan.